iOS 7 iMessage Problem Fix Promised in Update

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iPhone users who are dealing with iMessage problems will soon get a permanent fix from Apple, a fix that could potentially come with one of the company’s two rumored upcoming updates, iOS 7.0.3 or iOS 7.1. Since the release of iOS 7 and iOS 7.0.2, iPhone users in particular have been dealing with iMessage issues […]

How to Fix iMessage Problems on iOS 7

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iPhone users on iOS 7 have been experiencing issues with Apple’s iMessage service wherein the iPhone is unable to send iMessages. Instead, users have had to rely on sending text messages, something that can prove costly to those that don’t have unlimited text. Fortunately there is a way to put an end to the madness […]

iOS 7 iMessage Problems Plague iPhone Users, But There’s a Fix

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iPhone owners have been experiencing iOS 7 iMessage problems after installing the new update and after upgrading to iOS 7.0.2, the most current version of iOS. Fortunately, there appears to be a simple fix for those are suffering from iMessage issues within Apple’s new iOS 7 update for the iPhone. Over the course of the […]

How to Delete iMessages and Texts in iOS 7

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It’s been almost a week since iOS 7 has released, and tons of iPhone and iPad users have already downloaded and installed the new update on their devices. The first thing you might have noticed was the completely new look, but Apple says that much of the user interface experience remains the same. However, some […]

Unofficial iMessage for Android Works, But Read This Before You Download

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Though Apple’s iMessage messaging platform is still confined to the company’s iOS and OS X ecosystems, a third-party Android app has been created, and surprisingly the unofficial app works as advertised. However, though it’s unclear what intent the developer has in mind for releasing the app, it appears that the app is capable of unleashing […]

How to Stop iMessage Spam on Your Apple iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, and Mac

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Spam is a sad reality of the digital marketing age, and it can crop up anywhere, even in Apple’s popular iMessage service. And while SMS spam, or junk text messages, is annoying enough, the problem with spam sent on Apple’s messaging service is that it doesn’t even require a telephone number as iMessage is available […]

How to Fix the “Waiting for Activation” iMessage Error

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Since the launch of iOS 5, Apple has supported texting and IMs via iMessage. Sending an iMessage is a lot like sending a text message, except that it uses the phone’s Internet data connection (or Wi-Fi) to send the message. For people who are on limited text messaging plans, this is a great way to […]

Apple Can’t See or Share iMessages or FaceTime with NSA

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You can rest easy knowing Siri isn’t telling Apple and the NSA about all those searches for where to hide a dead body. Apple cannot read iMessages or monitor FaceTime calls, nor does the company store user location, map searches and Siri requests in an identifiable form, according to a statement linked from the Apple […]

21 iPhone 5 Tips & Tricks

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Check out this collection of iPhone 5 tips and tricks to get more out of the iPhone 5 without buying a new iPhone. It’s been six months since the iPhone 5 launched, and most people don’t know how to get the most out of the iPhone 5. With this list of iPhone 5 hidden features, […]

iMessage Fails Again with Outage Also Affecting FaceTime

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Apple’s iMessage service continues to show signs of spotty or intermittent service after an outage earlier this week that lasted for a few hours. Today, some users continued to experience problems with the service and took to Twitter to complain. At first, despite many issues and many isolated reports of outages, Apple didn’t acknowledge the outage. Here’s […]

Google Reportedly In Talks to Buy WhatsApp as iMessage Competitor

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Google could be in the final stages of acquiring WhatsApp, a popular messaging client available on iPhone, Android, BlackBerry, Windows Phone and more. According to inside sources who talked to Digitimes, the messaging service and accompanying apps could fetch as much as $1 billion. These sources claim that WhatsApp has been in talks with Google […]

DEA Thinks iMessage Encryption is Too Tough

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A leaked document from the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) obtained by CNet says Apple’s iMessage makes it difficult to listen in on drug suspects’ text conversations. The document says the encryption Apple uses on iMessage makes it “impossible to intercept iMessages between two Apple devices.” Even after obtaining SMS logs from carriers the agency is […]

How to Set Up iMessage on iPhone and iPad

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iMessage has changed the way that many people communicate with their family and friends on a daily basis. With iMessage being available on any device, it makes it even more convenient to use. Since iMessage is synced with a user’s iCloud account, the messages that are sent to any device can be replied to and […]

How to Set Up iMessage on Your Mac

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iMessage is one of the best ways to keep in contact with coworkers, friends and family.  With a few simple steps iMessage can be set up on any Mac. A benefit of setting up Messages for Mac is that all of the conversations that are on the iPhone or iPad via iMessage will be synced […]

The iMessage Benefit: Up to $400 Million in SMS Cost Savings Daily

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In its earnings call, Apple had announced that its popular iMessage messaging service has been quite the success, transferring over 2 billion messages daily to over 500 million iOS devices. iMessage can be sent between iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch, and Mac devices. The service, which replaces traditional text (SMS) and multimedia messages (MMS) for many […]

How to Check if iMessage, iCloud and FaceTime Are Down

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Apple’s new system status page makes it easy to see if Apple’s growing list of services are down, cutting users off from iMessage, Facetime and iCloud services. This enhanced status page is important as Apple is the source of a growing number of services that users rely on daily. This page makes it easy to […]

iMessage Remains Down for Many as Apple Claims All is Well

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This weekend Apple’s iMessage service encountered a few issues, which Apple says it fixed, though the service is still not working for many users on Monday. Apple’s iCloud Support website says iMessage and every other Apple coud service is working, though many iOS users on Twitter are saying the messaging service isn’t working for them. […]

Consumers Texting Less Thanks to Messaging Apps Like iMessage

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In the U.S., consumers are beginning to send less text messages, or SMS, thanks to new apps such as iMessage, BlackBerry Messages (BBM), and WhatsApp. According to research date collected by Chetan Sharma Consulting, the number of texts sent and received on networks operated in the U.S. have declined for the first time in the […]

SMS Spoofing Flaw Now Fixed in iOS 6

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In a flaw with how Apple’s mobile iOS platform handles SMS messages discovered last month, it appears that Apple has listened to the criticism of hackers and have patched the flaw with the release of iOS 6 on Wednesday. The new mobile OS will be preloaded onto the iPhone 5 when the new flagship smartphone […]

iMessage Down for iPhone, iPad Users (Updated)

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While Apple says that iMessage is still up and running, it appears that the service may be down at the moment for iPhone and iPad owners who are trying to send out messages. Earlier today, we heard from a number of iPhone owners who were experiencing issues sending out iMessages to fellow iDevice owners. Instead […]